Dr Pam Millward

EdD, MEdMgmt, BEd, DipInfoStud

Biography

Pam is Senior Lecturer in the School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice and Coordinator of the BEd(Tchg) at The University of Auckland at Manukau.

Previous professional experience

  • 16 years experience as a classroom teacher, senior teacher, deputy principal in New Zealand primary schools

Research | Current

  • Doctoral thesis focused on organizational learning facilitated by the use of student achievement information. The research tracked the learning journeys of three schools that successfully raised student achievement
  • Been involved in a research project entitled "Voices from Manukau" which traced the learning journeys of students enrolled in a University of Auckland BEd (Tchg) programme located in South Auckland at Manukau Institute of Technology. The majority of students enrolled in this course are from groups traditionally under represented in tertiary study

Teaching | Current

  • Professional Practice
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Cognitive Development

Programmes:

  • BEd(Tchg) - Primary

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Professional Links:

  • Manukau/Faculty of Education Management Board
  • Manukau Institute of Technology Adult Literacy Advisory Group

University Committees served on:

  • TEMCOP
  • Legacy Qualifications Committee
  • New Programmes Qualifications Committee
  • Teacher Education Undergraduate Programmes Development committee
  • APG BEd Subcommittee
  • Stakeholder Research Group ACE/UoA
  • School Workload Committee
  • School Teaching and Learning committee

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Millward, P., Wardman, J., & Rubie-Davies, C. (2016). Becoming and being a talented undergraduate student. Higher Education Research & Development, 35 (6), 1242-1255. 10.1080/07294360.2016.1144569
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/31875
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Janna Wardman, Christine Rubie-Davies
  • Price, E., Wardman, J., Bruce, T., & Millward, P. (2016). The Juggling Act: A Phenomenological Study of Gifted and Talented Girls’ Experiences With Facebook. Roeper Review, 38 (3), 162-174. 10.1080/02783193.2016.1183738
  • Rubie-Davies, C. M., Millward, P., Wardman, J., Bicknell, B., Ballam, N., & Riley, T. (2015). What about our talented students?: An exploratory study. Wellington: Ako Aotearoa. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Christine Rubie-Davies, Janna Wardman
  • Walker, A., & Chan, A. (Eds.) (2015). Teachers' conceptions of excellent teaching and its relationships to self-reported teaching practices. Hong Kong: Asia Pacific Centre of Leadership and Change (APCLC) and Hong Kong Principals' Institute (HKPI). Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/28307
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Gavin Brown
  • Rubie-Davies, C. M., Wardman, J., Millward, P., Bicknell, B., Ballam, N., & Riley, T. (2015). What about our talented students? An exploratory study. Wellington: AKO Aotearoa. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Christine Rubie-Davies, Janna Wardman
  • Millward, P., Wardman, J., & Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2014). True grit: The retention of talented low-income undergraduate students. Paper presented at Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) 2014, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong. 7 July - 10 July 2014. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Christine Rubie-Davies, Janna Wardman
  • Price, E., Wardman, J., Millward, P., & Bruce, T. (2013). The tension of attention: What it means to be a gifted and talented girl in a social media-saturated world. Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 22 (2), 18-31. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Janna Wardman, Toni Bruce
  • Millward, P., Wardman, J., & Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2013). Tall poppies in a field of undergraduate study: Thrive or survive?. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2013 : Education and Poverty Theory, Research, Policy and Praxis, San Francisco, California. 27 April - 1 May 2013. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Christine Rubie-Davies, Janna Wardman

Contact details

Alternative contact

Phone: +64 9 968 8000 ext 7363

Location:

Room NQ 227
University of Auckland at Manukau Programme
Manukau Institute of Technology
Private Bag 94006
South Auckland Mail Centre
Manukau 2240